Resources

Links

  • Acoustic Bandwidth on Myspace : The duo has long since retired, but the fans requested more. So here's your website for live recordings, photos, set lists and other gems as I find them and can post them. Enjoy!
  • Active Bass : A good general site for bass. Lessons and tips...
  • Alan Ratcliffe's Articles on Guitar Mods and other cool topics
  • Article on Learning Cello as an Adult : Great advice for adult beginners....
  • Bass Musician Magazine : Online magazine for electric and double bassists.
  • Bass Musician Magazine - For the Evolving Bassist : BASSISTS - check out this great new online bass magazine. Contributors include Michael Manring, Trip Wamsley, and Adam Nitti, among many other great bassists. Best of all...it's free!
  • Bass Musician Magazine and Community : Online Bass Magazine and Myspace style community for bassists.
  • Bass Player TV : Video content from the pages of Bass Player magazine, Bass Player Live, and Bass Day. Lots of lessons, interviews and tips...check it out!
  • Bob Gollihur's Double Bass/EUB Site : An excellent collection of online resources for the double bass/EUB player. Also check out Bob's online store. I highly recommend (and use) the Gollihur bass bag. Also check out his prices on fully carved Bulgarian basses.
  • Bob's House of Bass : Bob's House of Bass is dedicated to the double bass. Lots of fine basses and bows to choose from for every budget.
  • BookFinder.com : Great website for locating new, used and hard to find books all over the internet. A very useful tool for locating books I recommend at reasonable prices.
  • Brittany's Facebook Notes Page : My blog, with additional non-music related personal entries.
  • Brittany's Live Journal Blog
  • Brittany's Soundclick.com page - listen and purchase MP3 files : Here is my Soundclick member page. From here you can listen and purchase MP3s of my songs. Enjoy!
  • Brittany's Twitter Page
  • Brobst Violin Shop : String instrument shop in Alexandria, VA.
  • Career Videos;The Arts and Music : Short videos that interview career artists, musicians and composers.
  • Celtic MP3s Music Magazine - Free, legal downloads of emerging artists... : Free Irish Music Downloads Welcome to the Celtic MP3s & Irish Free Music Downloads Archive. If you want to be updated with the latest Irish free music downloads, subscribe to the Celtic MP3s Music Magazine. Below you will find free music downloads from bands I've featured over the years. Some MP3s are time sensitive. So download them now. All of the latest MP3s are available for at least a month. As always, if you like an MP3, then please help the artist out and buy their CD.
  • Chord House : An online chord dictionary for guitarists. You can save and print the chords you find.
  • D'Bassists Blog Spot: Getting Started Playing Double Bass : This is the website of the 4 piece double bass ensemble D'Bassists. They have a good blog on getting started playing double bass.
  • Donald In Mathmagic land : A YouTube video excerpted from the Disney video "Donald in Mathmagic Land". In this video, the narrator explains how math is related to music.
  • Earplane online ear training test : Nice ear training site where you can work on intervals, note identification, chords, and modal identification.
  • Electronics Upgrades For Bass and Guitar
  • Free Scores : A great website offering free public domain scores.
  • GoGirls Music : Audio transcriptions available for purchase on various music business seminars. Great for aspiring bands!
  • Golden Gate Bass Camp : Offering an assortment of great classes for double bass and electric bass! Check out their page!
  • Guitar Basics : Seven modes a week, 12 keys a year, and dogged determination will get you there....
  • History of the Cello
  • How a cello is constructed.... : A slide show that shows how a cello is constructed.
  • How to find the right size cello for your child : Excellent guide for finding the right size instrument for your child.
  • How to Hold A Cello Properly : Here is a double check for folks who aren't sure they are doing it right...
  • How to Play the Cello : Various tips to get you started playing the cello.
  • Installing a Coil Tap on your guitar
  • Internet Cello Society : The Internet Cello Society, an international cyber-community of cellists, seeks to advance the knowledge and joy of cello playing around the world. We welcome cello enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. We currently have over 16107 members representing 84 different countries of the world.
  • Jamey Aebersold FREE Jazz Handbook : An excellent FREE handbook to get you into playing blues and jazz.
  • Jan Hampton Violins : A well regarded string shop located in Richmond.
  • Jayde Musica Note recognition flashcards : This note recognition program is free. It is not done in the style of flashcards, but still works very well. Right click on the "download" link and hit "Save as". Then run the file after it loads.
  • Kids Jamming For Kids on Myspace : This is the official Myspace page of Kids Jamming For Kids. This organization organizes and coaches young bands for charity events.
  • Lady Bass on Myspace : Updated more frequently than the Lady Bass website...check out new tunes, blogs, photos and much more.
  • Lemur Music's Guide to Double Bass Bows : This is a pretty short overview of double bass bows, woods, and their parts. Great for first time buyers of new bows.
  • LightWave basses in Premiere Guitar : Check out this great article about LightWave basses, and see why I endorse them.
  • LightWave Guitars and Basses : Check out one of my favorite basses. SO much so, that I endorse them.
  • Link on Article about Trent Reznor's new album : So what happens when you release an entirely digital product with no label backing you? Here's what happened to Saul Williams and Trent Reznor....
  • Making Music Fun - Eek! Shark! and Music Press Distress Games : Thanks to Sarah Bingham for this link to some great free games for younger kids. These games help young students learn notes and rhythms. Try "Music Press Distress" and Sarah's favorite, "Eek! Shark!"
  • Martin Factory Tour - video : Musician's Friend is hosting a series of factory tour videos. This is pretty cool if you are into guitar construction or woods.
  • Mercury Fine Violins : Located in Northern Richmond. Specializing in double bass, but covers all strings.
  • Monkey Machine - FREE drum machine : A free online programmable drum machine featuring tap tempo and other nice features. You can also download additional drum sounds.
  • Music Biz Academy : Tax tips for my fellow musicians and instructors.
  • Music Matters Blog site : Helping parents and teachers with practice ideas and incentives.
  • MUSIC MONEY practice journal pages : Are you all out of journal pages to fill out for your Music Money? Download copies here!
  • Music Pro Magazine - a resource for Independent Music Professionals : An excellent magazine for gigging musicians. Currently only available as on online resource, but it may move into a print edition in 2009. Published locally in Fredericksburg.
  • Musicians and Injuries : Good page of resources for musicians who are suspected or recovering from music related injuries.
  • Noble Picks : Great horn, pearl, bone and ebony picks. Another favorite.
  • Northern Virginia Regionial Orchestra Website : Get audition music, audio clips and information for regional orchestra in the Northern Virginia area. This link is of interest to middle school and high school string players.
  • Noteable Flashcards... : Great set of computer flashcards. Completely configurable to treble, bass, alto or tenor clef...you can even configure the range of notes you test on. It tracks your progress over time in terms of accuracy and reaction time. As the program learns about your weaknesses, it targets what you don't know. Free to try, $19.95 to buy.
  • OpenMics.org : This is a listing of all the open mics in your area. You can search by zip code or city, in a radius that you select.
  • Pandora : Free internet radio that helps you find new artists you might like, based on the music you do like. It all starts when you enter a song or an artist who you already like. Pandora picks out a playlist based on your song. Guide Pandora's selections by telling it what you like and don't like.
  • Performing Arts Medicine at Ithaca College : This school is taking the lead in studying music related injuries and therapy for those injuries.
  • Power Tab Editor : Power Tab Editor is a tablature-authoring tool for Windows. It allows for the creation of tablature scores that can be printed out and played back via MIDI. Features standard music notation and symbols as well as all of the popular tablature symbols. Can import MIDI tracks, and can export to ASCII Text, HTML and MIDI format 1 files.
  • Premiere Guitar : Free online guitar magazine....reviews, manufacturer interviews, and more.
  • Scale Tool : This program will help you map your fingerboard in multiple keys. Great for 5 and 6 string bassists or folks who use altered tunings. You can customize the neck and tunings.
  • Shar Music Outlet : Shar Music's Outlet Store
  • Sound Junction: All About Strings : Great articles to explore.
  • Spindle: A New Online Journal : A new online journal supporting various mediums. Being run by 5 students from the University of Mary Washington.
  • Steve Pavlina's Website : Personal Development for Smart People. "The purpose of this website is to help you courageously explore, creatively express, and consciously embrace your extraordinary human journey, in service to the highest good of all."
  • Talk Bass : The internet's largest forum for bassists.
  • The Business of Blogging : Look past the yakkers, hobbyists, and political mobs. Your customers and rivals are figuring blogs out. Our advice: Catch up…or catch you later.
  • The Fenders Players Club : A good general site. Contains tips ranging from how to buy an amp to chord charts for beginners.
  • The Modern Vocalist : The leading online community of vocalists.
  • The Offical Lady Bass Music Website : The site for all things Lady Bass...concerts, mp3s, teaching, and more!
  • The Richmond Jazz Society
  • The Slammin' Sisters of Jazz : Slam, Becky, Brittany and Nathan's project that plays a mix of jazz, rock, funk, Latin and fusion. Check this site for songs, videos, and shows.
  • The Slammin' Sisters on Myspace : The Myspace Page of the Slammin' Sisters...funk, fusion, jazz, Latin, and more!
  • Upton Bass Workshop : Are you a student struggling with the weight of a Glasser double bass bow? Here's an affordable alternative. 7 day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
  • Video on Rhythm and Drumming : This is a good video for all musicians to see. It explains the relationship of quarter notes to 8th notes, 16ths, and 32nds.
  • Video Tour of Alembic Guitars and Basses : Go inside the workshop of Alembic, one of the most influential bass and guitar makers in the business, to see how they rely on precision numbers to craft guitars with the best quality sound and customized fit for each musician.
  • Video: What is Digital? : The information revolution is based on one idea: that all information -- numbers, text, sound, pictures, and videos -- can be translated into a string of 1's and 0's. Of course, in some cases, it takes a LOT of 1's and 0's. Covers data, CD and videos.
  • Whistle Notes Video : Interesting video about vocalists and those amazing whistle notes they can hit.

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